Current event listings for the Common Book: One Book. One Auburn. This event listing is subject to change, please check back ofter for up-to-date information concerning the Common Book.

Author Keynote & Book Signing: Dave Eggers @ AU Student Center Ballroom
Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm

Event has been rescheduled to November 30th from September 12th

Spend an evening with this year’s Common Book author, Dave Eggers. Mr. Eggers will be giving his keynote speech at 7 pm, on November 30th at the Auburn University Student Center Ballroom.  This is a free event, but space is limited, please arrive early. After the keynote Mr. Eggers will be available for a book signing.

Storytelling in the Age of the Screen: A Conversation on Book to Film Adaptation with Dave Eggers @ Student Center Room 2222/2223
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

In this closing event, Dr. Andrea Kelley (Media Studies) will host a discussion with Dave Eggers about The Circle’s adaptation to the screen. The conversation will focus on Dave Eggers’ screenplays and highlight issues involving contemporary screen culture and social media storytelling.

Dr. Andrea Kelley is Assistant Professor of Media Studies in the School of Communication in Journalism. Her research and teaching interests focus on film history, screen technologies, and representations of race on film. She is the author of Soundies Jukebox Films and the Shift to Small Screen Culture (forthcoming, Spring 2018).

Last modified: September 5, 2017